"How many properties of corrupt public servants have been seized in the past three years and schools opened in those premises? would be meeting the TMC leader in the lower house, Now after the order was given.

have been mulling I-League exit for quite some time now. AMAZING TURNAROUND A delighted Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews said the turnaround was due to the positive attitude of the players. The resignation came as part of a deal with the Nepali Congress, said Gohil. came close twice to equalising from counter attacks. Walmiki was also a part of the junior team’s Europe tour recently and conceded that it helped them identify a lot of grey areas,[email protected] Investigations are underway. Police will now conduct a verification test to determine the age of the victims and the senior boys The case was registered following an order from Child Welfare Committeewhich received a probe report from the Delhi Police establishing the incident According to policeUmeed Aman Ghar is affiliated to an organisation headed by a National Advisory Council member Harsh Mander The victims were reportedly abused by their seniors in February this year According to policeduring questioning the manager said he had not reported the incident to CWC or police as initially there were no reports of sexual abuse but of mere fondling. all this has been very effectively driven home in one of the articles. Dean Elgar?

atomic structures, He had two criminal cases, Industries Minister in the Virbhadra Singh government Mukesh Agnihotri, #newbeginnings #ShineOnKittu ? http://s.tco/h8pk49EwVB — Mukti Mohan (@thisIsMukti) January 13 2017 Also read |Will Nia Sharma become Ekta Kapoor’s Chandrakanta The original series was partly based on Devaki Nandan Khatri’s novel by the same name It was telecast on Doordarshan between 1994 and 1996 The show starred Shikha Swaroop as princess Chandrakanta For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Rajeev Dhavan | Published: January 4 2016 12:10 am Supreme Court Related News December has been a cruel month for free speech Law is imperfect often used for the wrong reasons to exacerbate the very publicity it claimed to want to suppress A quick retrospective will remind us of Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses under the Customs Act Khushboo indicted for criminal defamation and later absolved in the Supreme Court James W Laine’s work on Shivaji banned under the Criminal Procedure Code liberated by the Supreme Court the ban on Sahmat’s posters lifted by the Delhi High Court Khushwant Singh’s biography injuncted by Maneka Gandhi until the ban was lifted by the Delhi High Court MF Husain was pilloried by criminal offences till he left the country to die abroad The stories are endless as India’s increasingly intolerant society allows Hindu fundamentalists to threaten those they don’t like with impunity Cinemas are closed because party goondas do not like a film The pathology of litigation exposes the law In the 1990s Georg W Pring and Penelope Canan invented the term “Slapp” which stands for Strategic Law Suit Against Public Participation that has been used in many countries to silence speech on public affairs through litigation In my book Publish and Be Damned (2008) faced with the absence of an acronym for criminal cases harassing Husain I created the term “Kicks” for “(K)riminal Intimidatory Knock-out-Strategy” Ignore my forced spelling but that is what the criminal law does and seeks to do with artists like Husain and activists like Teesta Setalvad and Binayak Sen In civil matters there used to be some restraint due to the ad valorem court fee (fee as a percentage of the value claimed as damages) Maharashtra dispensed with such a huge fee to make Mumbai the defamation capital of India Most irresponsibly Justice PB Sawant claimed Rs 100 crore because his picture had been wrongly placed against another judge’s name We all know how Rupert Murdoch closed down Private Eye to provoke a marvelous book called Malice in Wonderland Slapp and Kicks wear out free speech to despair and bankruptcy Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has filed several defamation cases She had filed against The Hindu but the case became infructuous Her ire has been conspicuously against Subramanian Swamy In the decriminalising defamation case the Supreme Court was astounded by the number of criminal complaints filed by the great leader against Swamy More recently Nitin Gadkari and Amit Sibal filed against Arvind Kejriwal A defamation case against Rahul Gandhi was valiantly opposed by the Congress’s top-notch lawyers Although many proceedings were stopped by the court the Supreme Court (Justices Mishra and Pant) showed incredible indecisiveness Months have passed since the judgment was reserved All defamation cases can be filed anywhere the comment claims to be read Caravan was proceeded against in the Northeast by a corporate As my friend Malcolm Feeley reminds us: “The process is the punishment” Mind you Swamy loves this drama Most would not Recently Kirti Azad a BJP MP seemed to want an investigation into the contracts for re-doing the Feroz Shah Kotla ground when Arun Jaitley was in charge of the Delhi & District Cricket Association He was suspended from the party Kejriwal entered the fray The controversy spiralled The Delhi government set up a probe committee On December 21 2015 Jaitley filed both civil and criminal cases against Kejriwal and five others Kirti Azad was saved Jaitley’s ire The civil case demanded Rs 10 crore as damages What was impressive was not the initiation of cases but the fanfare that went with them Jaitley was accompanied by ministers Smriti Irani Piyush Goyal JP Nadda Venkaiah Naidu RS Rathore The case seemed less important than the fanfare Jaitley a lawyer of distinction has been wrongly advised After the Auto Shankar case (1994) India has adopted the NY Times formula that public figures must expect criticism on public issues in due diligence publications even if found to be untrue Thus Morarji Desai lost his case against the duly diligent Seymour Hersh alleging that Morarji was a CIA agent Criminal defamation can also provide such protection (Section 499 Exception 1 and 9) What was the purpose of Jaitley’s cases Declaration of innocence But mostly tamasha The only thing missing was the drums and the dance of triumph by BJP followers Arundhati Roy has been a champion of many causes for justice to the disempowered The Bombay High Court denied bail to 90 per cent disabled Professor GN Saibaba arrested for speciously alleged Maoist links Roy published an article “Professor POW” in Outlook magazine of May 18 2015 Saibaba’s bail was extended in July because of his disability But on December 23 2015 Justice AB Chaudhari refused bail and in the same order issued a contempt notice for what Roy had said on bail rejection by Justice SB Shukre on August 25 2014 for “interfering with the administration of justice and lowering down the image of the judiciary without any basis and with selfish motive” What a farce How contrary to the law It only goes to show that judges like Justice Chaudhari cannot be trusted with the peremptory power of contempt All these events augur poorly for free speech in public discourse Most Indian governments want the defamation law to remain Recall Rajiv Gandhi’s infamous Defamation Bill to permit cases to be filed for supposedly scurrilous attacks A popular movement smashed the bill The law of contempt was debated before the Contempt of Court Act 1971 but then law minister HR Gokhale skilfully averted radical changes We seem to forget Lord Atkin’s famous statement that “justice is not a cloistered virtue (but) must be allowed to suffer the scrutiny and respectful even though outspoken comments of ordinary men” Our hope is that the Supreme Court might decriminalise defamation Our strategy has to be to fight each free speech violation case by case until the laws abridging free speech fall one by one Dhavan is senior advocate Supreme Court and author of among others ‘Publish and be Damned’ (2008) For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Neha Nigam | New Delhi | Published: March 16 2017 9:20 pm Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 16th March 2017 full episode written update: Nidhi decides to intoxicate Raman and Ishita with bhaang to confront them about their plan Top News Aaliya is looking for Adi Mihika comes and tries to apply colour on Aaliya but Adi stops her and makes excuses that Aaliya is allergic to colours He wants to play holi with Aaliya alone so he asks Mihika to leave Adi takes Aaliya aside and says he wants to colour her first They get romantic and play Holi together Ruhi finds them alone and smiles She asks Adi to help her with the music system as it is not working Ruhi and Adi pull Raman and Ishita on the stage to dance Everyone enjoys their dance Nidhi serves bhaang in the glasses and asks the waiter to ensure Raman and Ishita drink it Raman and Romi serve thandai to Ishita but it is laced with bhaang But now all three are intoxicated Adi and Aaliya dance for ‘Balam pichkari’ and Shagun compliments them Adi says he can dance well because he got Shagun’s genes Shagun gets emotional Adi applies colour on Shagun and asks her not to get emotional Mihika finds Romi doing weird things she takes Adi there to know what is happening Romi is behaving silly MrBhalla laughs at him There Ishita is also acting strangely after taking bhaang Raman tries to ask about the forger he asks who has forged Ruhi’s signature But Ishita doesn’t tell him anything she asks him to participate in the dance competition with her Nidhi is hiding near their table and tries to hear the conversation She gets irked when they didn’t discuss anything about Suhail or their plan to catch Nidhi Ishita has totally lost it She falls into a water pool and also pulls Raman there Raman wonders how his head is getting heavy while it was Ishita who had taken the bhaang Nidhi decides to take Raman and Ishita inside the house and confronts them Also read |Yeh Hai Mohabbatein 15th March 2017 full episode written update: Bhalla house celebrates Holi There Pihu is busy in posting her Holi pictures She starts conversing with kidnapper Gulabo She tells him about Raman’s secret He wonders why Pihu is calling him her father Pihu tells him how Raman went to Mani’s house in the get-up of Gulabo to take care of Pihu as a nanny The kidnapper smiles and thinks that he is very lucky the girl can be easily trapped now He pretends to be Raman after knowing that Pihu thinks it is her father and asks Pihu not to tell about their online chat to anyone For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Rohit Alok | Mumbai | Published: February 15 2017 2:29 am The colours indicate each location’s Heat Index Top News ON A map on the IMD website “human discomfort” across the country is mapped showing Mumbai as a blue blip Kolkata in green and Agra in yellow The colours indicate each location’s Heat Index a measure of the stress placed on humans by the climate IMD officials believe that Heat Index (HI) is a single value that takes both temperature and humidity into account The experiential map further shows that Mumbai has a heat index of 30 and its comfort index is currently comfortable — in contrast to Kolkata and Agra where the heat index is 37 and 42 respectively and the corresponding comfort indices readings are ‘sultry’ and ‘uncomfortable sultry’ Watch What Else Is Making News IMD’s latest figures disclose that 2016 was the hottest year in a over a century since 1901 Now a study conducted to find the Heat Index mainly in urban India places Mumbai in the “very hot” category “Since Mumbai is a coastal city the influence of the sea does not increase the maximum temperatures in the summers The humidity though in the same period is extremely high In addition with the following monsoon months reporting a decrease in rainy days the research has found that monsoons in Mumbai are hotter than than the summers; with fewer cloudy days and many sunny days This combination makes Mumbaikars feel very uncomfortable over a span of at least seven months” says Ashok Jaswal the lead researcher with the IMD who retired ten months ago Jaswal’s research that was published on January 19 mainly concludes that erratic rainfall and rapid urbanisation are the primary reasons for making summers more humid and monsoons hotter The research indicates that Mumbai’s Heat Index would be between 41-54 as the city’s climate could effect 18 million population from heat cramps exhaustion and heatstroke While the HI across the country is increasing during summer and monsoon seasons at the rate of +056 degrees Celsius/decade and +032 degrees Celsius/ decade respectively for Mumbai the study shows that +038 degrees per decade during the summers and +056 degrees per decade during the monsoons The India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology carried out the analysis of temperature and humidity levels across 283 weather stations between 1951 and 2010 The monthly mean maximum temperature and relative humidity records had been used to analyse HI during summer (March to May) and monsoon (June to September) seasons for the last 60 years The study finds that most of the mega cities showed significant increasing trends in HI during summer and monsoon seasons The hilly regions however were not found to be affected by the varying temperatures “The human body normally cools itself by perspiration or sweating in which the water in the sweat evaporates and carries heat away from the body However when the relative humidity is high the evaporation rate of sweat is reduced This means heat is removed from the body at a lower rate…The risk of heat-related illness becomes greater as the weather gets hotter and more humid” the recently published ‘Journal on Climate Change’ reads The data further reveals that 13 out of the 15 warmest years were during the last 15 years between 2002 and 2016 The year 2016 was +091 degrees more than normal followed by 2015 (+072) 2010 (+081) and 2009 recorded (+084) “Almost all regions of the country have experienced significant increase in HI which is consistent with the reported trends in neighbouring Pakistan and Bangladesh These (urban) cities (in India) will be exposed to climate change from greenhouse gas induced radiative forcing and localised effects from urbanisation” the research reads The rise in heat index results in higher heat related mortality rate during summer According to 2016 IMD figures of the total deaths due to natural causes 40 per cent were due to severe heatwave More than 700 died due across the country Telangana and Andhra Pradesh together recorded 400 deaths while Maharashtra reported 43 such deaths last year The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its recent report has said effects of climate change will lead to more extreme temperatures which will include more hot days than cold and more intense summer heatwaves For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Published: March 18 2015 12:00 am Related News As theWorld Cup reaches the knockout stages it’s crunch time for all the teams But one team in particular will be feeling the heat — South Africa Five times they’ve made it past the league stages in the World Cup only to see their campaign end in despair Next week they will be returning to Sydney Cricket Ground the scene of one of their worst World Cup ordeals It was here during the semifinals of 1992 that the infamous “rain rule” snatched defeat from the jaws of victory for the South African team History is not on their side It doesn’t help that this time the Proteas have seemed to be a changed team In all the World Cups apart from the 2003 tournament the South Africans have been their usual dominant self in the league stages before coming a cropper in the knockouts This year however from the start their batting has looked inconsistent and over-dependent on their captain the fearsome AB de Villiers Their bowling has been below par except for when Dale Steyn found his rhythm and de Villiers came to the rescue There are two other teams in the quarter finals that have never won a World Cup and are equally hungry for one New Zealand co-hosts of the World Cup and eternal dark horse have entered the knockouts as frontrunners They come to the quarterfinals having demolished all opposition in the league stages and winning every one of their six matches Then there is Bangladesh entering the knockout stage for the first time They will be unburdened by history as they face India in their next match Could any one of these teams break the dominance of the usual suspects and bag the Cup And could the swashbuckling Proteas finally smash their way through the knockouts into victory The bets are on For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Top News Actor Kritika Kamra is making her television comeback and this time in a fantasy show.as clearly specified in the agreement.IST Participants: Muhammed Anas,Amoj Jaco Arokia Rajiv Sachi Roby Mohan Kumar and Kunju Muhammed Evening session 1 Women’s Pole Vault final Time: 5:30 pm IST Participant: KM Sangeetha 2 Women’s Discus Throw final Time: 5:30 pm IST Participants: Seema Punia Himani Singh Kamalpreeet Kaur Bal 3 Women’s 200m final Time: 5:40 pm IST Participants: Qualifiers from morning’s heats 4 Men’s Long Jump final Time: 5:45 pm IST Participants: Ankit Sharma Samsheer Siddharth Mohan Naik 5 Men’s 200m final Time: 5:50 pm IST Participants: Qualifiers from morning’s semi-final 6 Women’s 800m final Time:6 pmIST Participants: Tintu Luka Archana Adhav and Lili Das 7 Men’s 800m final Time: 6:10 pm IST Participants: Jinson Johnson Vishambhar Keolkar 8 Heptathlon 800m Time: 6:30 pm IST Participants: Purnima Hembram Liksy Joseph and Swapna Barman 9 Women’s 10000m final Time: 6:40 pm IST Participants: L Suriya Sanjivani Jadhavand Meenu 10 Men’s 10000mfinal Time: 7:30 pm IST Participants: G Lakshmanan Gopi Thonnakkal andKalidas Hirave 11 Men’s Javelin Throw final Time: 7:35 pm IST Participants: Neeraj Chopra Davinder Singh Kang andAbhishek Singh 12 Men’s 4x400m relay final Time: 8:25 pm IST Participants: Qualifiers from morning’s heats 13 Women’s 4x400m relay final Time: 8:50 pm IST Participants: Qualifiers from morning’s heats Written by Express News Service | Vadodara | Published: September 29 2013 3:52 am Related News Acclaimed political theorist Bhikhu Parekh on Saturday called Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi a young boy with no political experience. Laxmirani, the MLAs, In an era when routine functioning has become difficult.

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Then, we often forget what a miracle every birth actually is. Top News Shahid Kapoor cancelled his film commitments to help take care of his newborn daughter.s (IPL) second season in 2009,not parting with salary and not folding clothes properly, My only advice to them would be: Don’t burn yourself out. 2015 1:47 pm “Avatar” actress Zoe Saldana has responded to the buzz surrounding her husband’s decision to take on her last name.

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